• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Articles:

You can’t fine your way to free speech

Government plans to punish censorious universities miss the point.

The long plight of the right on campus

Why cheating has become the norm

The rise of ‘essay mills’ reflects the commodification of university.

Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism

Whiteness: a nonsense category

Whiteness’ is as irrational an idea as white superiority itself.

A radical life

Frank Furedi talks to Tom Slater about Stalinist Hungary, Sixties radicalism, revolutionary communism and Brexit.

Taking out a patent on culture

Calls to destroy a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of a black victim of a lynch mob hanging in the Whitney Museum illustrates that for many, even artistic freedom has become a negotiable commodity in the crusade against cultural appropriation.

Exam stress is not a mental illness

There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Don’t play with fire

The evacuation of tower blocks is a foolish, fearful policy.

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake

There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

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